Win A Signed SOUNDGARDEN Axe! King Riffs From The Superunknown Countdown; #3

February 4, 2013, a year ago

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In celebration of SOUNDGARDEN's long-awaited studio return, King Animal, BraveWords has teamed up with Universal Music Canada to give away a gorgeous Black Epiphone Les Paul II! And yes it will be signed by the band! To enter the contest, send us an email to with the subject line "Soundgarden Axe Attack!". The winner will be chosen at random. Contest closes February 10th. Please include your snail mail in your email! Canadian residents only please.
In honour of our killer Soundgarden axe giveaway, the staff at BraveWords figured we’d pull out our old flannels and celebrate the Ten Greatest Soundgarden Riffs Of All Time. Yes indeed, good ol’ swami of sound Kim Thayil has taken his slide rule to metal and calculated some beauties over the years, some of which the outshining old-timer has placed upon the band’s choice new album King Animal. Without further adieu, let’s shake the rusty cage and see which riffs of Kim’s snarl back.
Ten Greatest Soundgarden Riffs Of All Time
3) ‘Flower’ (Ultramega OK, 1988) ‘Flower’ emerges as one of the most instantly toe-tappable early tracks for the band, rife with pregnant pauses, a bit of effect on the guitar, non-obvious in that it’s not full-on power chords but some kind of murky merger with bass guitar.
Ten Greatest SOUNDGARDEN Riffs Of All Time
10) ‘By Crooked Steps’ (King Animal, 2012) 9) ‘Room A Thousand Years Wide’ (Badmotorfinger, 1991) 8) ‘Been Away Too Long’ (King Animal, 2012) 7) ‘Limo Wreck’ (Superunknown, 1994) 6) ‘Get On The Snake’ (Louder Than Love, 1989) 5) ‘Rusty Cage’ (Badmotorfinger, 1991) 4) ‘Hands All Over’ (Louder Than Love, 1989) 3) ‘Flower’ (Ultramega OK, 1988) 2) 1)
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